SELECTED INDICATORS IN WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: A REPORT CARD FOR CALIFORNIANS
United States and California Incidence Rates: A Comparison
Both the United States and California have experienced a decrease in the occupational injury and illness incidence rates from 1996 through 2004. During that time, the United States incidence rate dropped by 35.1 percent, while the California rate declined by 27.3 percent.
The incidence rate of occupational injury and illness days-away-from-work cases also declined in the United States and California from 1996 through 2004. During that period of time, the rate for the United States decreased by 35.0 percent while the California rate dropped by 27.0 percent